Before moving into documentaries, Whitney Dow worked in the industrial and commercial world creating short films and commercials for the fashion, beauty, liquor and media industries. He has directed over 200 commercial projects for such clients as Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Details, Revlon, Clinique, Absolut, Johnny Walker, and Moet Chandon. His career changed direction after he was asked to direct two documentary shorts for The American AIDS Rides (1997). Mr. Dow left his job as creative director at Fountainhead Productions to create Feral Films in 1998, and pursue documentary filmmaking full time.
TWO TOWNS OF JASPER is Mr. Dow's first feature-length film.